Newcastle United lunch round-up: Striker injury setback, Wijnaldum’s wake-up call and pair miss Spain trip

Aleksander Mitrovic
Aleksander Mitrovic

Here’s your Newcastle United lunch round-up for today.

Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has a knee injury and could be out of action for two weeks.

The Serbian striker was not included in the squad who arrived in La Manga today for a five-day training camp and a friendly against Lillestrom. Read here.

Georginio Wijnaldum has warned his Newcastle United team-mates that they must ‘wake up’ quickly as they sleep walk towards relegation.

Newcastle jetted out to Spain for a warm weather training break earlier this week after slipping into the bottom three of the Premier League following Saturday’s 5-1 thumping at Chelsea. Here.
Newcastle have announced a 26­-man party that has travelled to La Manga today for a five-day training camp, with a few notable absentees.

While Paul Dummett, Vurnon Anita and Siem de Jong, who have all recently been ruled out by injury, travel, there are no places for strikers Papiss Cisse or Aleksandar Mitrovic. Here.